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Sign of the Beaver vocabulary chapters 1-4

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blunderbuss
a short-barreled gun with a wide flared muzzle used for scattering shot at close range
chinking
to fill cracks with mud or clay
daubed
To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as grease, or mud
deprived
to take something away from, to keep from having or enjoying
flint
the kind of hard stone that makes sparks when struck against steel
gravely
in a grave and sober manner
halfheartedly
with not much enthusiasm or interest
matchlock
A gunlock in which powder is ignited by a match
passel
a large amount
pewter
a tin and lead mixture used to make kitchen utensils and other ornamental objects
proprietor
An owner of a store or other business
puncheon table
table made with a rough board that has a flat side
quavering
shaking or trembling in a person's or animal"s voice
ruefully
sorrowfully; sadly
shambles
a state of complete disorder and confusion, mess
solitary
living or being alone
surveyor
one who measures and marks off boundary lines to establish land ownership
venturing
taking a risk or braving dangers